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Maiden Bower Update - More Damage to Iron Age Site

From an article by David Prudames, published on the 24 Hour Museum Web site ( on 15th January 2003:
Vandals have inflicted further damage on the Maiden Bower Iron Age fort in Bedfordshire.

English Heritage carried out an initial investigation of the damaged site near Dunstable on January 8, but have since been informed by the police of more damage, apparently caused over the weekend.

The original attack is thought to have occurred before Christmas when vandals used a stolen mechanical digger to damage earthworks surrounding the Iron Age fort and cut a number of holes from its centre.

It is believed the damage was caused by off-road motorcyclists, who, according to local sources, have been using the site for some time.
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Kammer Posted by Kammer
30th January 2003ce
Edited 4th August 2003ce

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